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Photo Friday: Forbidden City Favourites

Photo Friday: Forbidden City Favourites

The Forbidden City in Beijing is truly incredible.  I lost count how many times I said, “Woooooow!” I find that everyone talks about wanting to see the Great Wall of China and the Terracotta Warriors when discussing bucket list things…

Photo Friday: Russia in Dalian, China

Photo Friday: Russia in Dalian, China

One of my favourite things about my long weekend in Dalian was the Russian Quarter. Before looking into Dalian, I had no idea that Dalian was under Russian control from 1898 until the end of the Russo-Japanese War in 1905.…

Photo Friday: Jiufen – Taiwan’s Must-See Village

Photo Friday: Jiufen – Taiwan’s Must-See Village

Since today’s the beginning of a brand new year, I thought I’d share photos of an awesome place I visited on New Year’s Day 4 years ago – Jiufen – Taiwan’s Must-See Village.  I can’t believe it’s been 4 years…

Trekking in 2015

Trekking in 2015 has been incredible, and blogging about the experiences only makes the memories more meaningful.  I just LOVE sharing my experiences about travel and and living in Japan, good and bad, and I only wish that didn’t have…

Photo Friday: The Bund on Christmas Day

Photo Friday: The Bund on Christmas Day

My Christmas/New Year’s break last year was too short and only began on Christmas Day, so I couldn’t go home.  I went to Thailand and both ways included a long layover in Shanghai.  The first place I went was the…

Photo Friday: The Most Colourful City Square

Photo Friday: The Most Colourful City Square

When I was in Hong Kong, I took a ferry to Macau for a day trip, and I LOVED it, especially Senado Square.  It took my breath away.  It’s the most colourful city square I’ve ever seen. Senado (Senate) Square…

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